Gyne Lotrimin

Helidac Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Bismuth subsalicylate is a antibiotic medicine. It fight against bacteria in your body. It is a combination of drug that are used to treats infection. Like bismuth, Tetracycline hydrochloride is also used to treats a stomach infection that may causes ulcers.

Helidac Therapy Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is 4 helidac pills 4 times daily, and you should be taken with each meal and at bedtime.

Uses of Helidac Therapy

  • Bismuth subsalicylate is used to treat stomach ulcers.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Helidac Therapy

Before taken Helidac Therapy medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Helidac Therapy. Side effects may include:

  • Abnormal stools
  • Weakness
  • Abnormal taste
  • Vomiting
  • Appetite loss
  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Black bowel movements
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Bleeding in stomach or intestines
  • Rectal discomfort
  • Constipation
  • Prickly feeling

Warnings and precautions before taking Helidac Therapy :

  • If you develop or feel headache and blurred vision, or seizures, then you should be stop taking helidac and you should call your doctor immediately.
  • After taken helidac therapy, you should not participate in any activities that require full mental alertness such as driving or operating dangerous machinery.
  • If you have liver or heart disease, a nerve disease such as epilepsy, or a blood disorder, then you should tell your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Helidac Therapy with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Helidac Therapy with the following:

  • Antacids containing aluminum, calcium, or magnesium
  • Zinc
  • Blood-thinning drugs such as warfarin
  • Sulfinpyrazone
  • Cimetidine
  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Phenobarbital
  • Probenecid

After taken Helidac Therapy if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Helidac Therapy overdose include:

  • Confusion
  • Vomiting
  • Coma
  • Severe heart and lung problems
  • Convulsions
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Lethargy
  • Coordination problems
  • Rapid breathing

To access our dictionary, click on the first letter of the drug name:

A :: B :: C :: D :: E :: F :: G :: H :: I :: J :: K :: L :: M :: N :: O :: P :: Q :: R :: S :: T :: U :: V :: W :: X :: Y :: Z


Drugs || Contact Us ||

(c)Copyright Drugsdiary.org All rights reserved.

Disclaimer - The information on this site is for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. Visitors on this site are urged to consult with their healthcare practitioner in all instances. We will not be liable for any complications, or other medical accidents arising from the use of any information on this web site.